Organisation

Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety

Acronym:
ANROWS

ANROWS is an initiative of Australia’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022 (the National Plan). ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Report

"Chuck her on a lie detector"

This study uses a mixed-methods design to take a deep dive into attitudes that mistrust women’s reports of sexual assault, involving online focus groups with 40 men and 35 women. The findings reflect the participants’ responses to questions about hypothetical sexual assault scenarios, as well...
Report

Intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: a survey of women in Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised significant concerns for the safety of women in the context of a coalescence of risk factors and stressors for intimate partner violence (IPV). The aim of this research was to better understand women’s experiences of IPV since the beginning of...
Report

Technology-facilitated abuse: a survey of support services stakeholders

This report presents findings from Stage 1 of a larger national project examining the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
Report

What works? Exploring the literature on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing programs that respond to family violence

This research project is mapping and analysing 'what works' in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing programs across the nation that respond to domestic and family violence and sexual assault. This review report includes an overview of the family violence, trauma and healing literature before...